Agenda Item FA 10-17

Submitted by the Academic Programs Committee

COAS – Graduate (Mathematics & Statistics): New Course (1 item)

06/03/10: Passed

09/19/10: Approved

College of Arts and Sciences
(Graduate)
 
 
Graduate - Mathematics and Statistics
 
09/10-319
APC 1
MAT 6XXX
Topics in Number Theory (3 crs)
Prerequisites:
MHF 3203 Foundations of Mathematics and
MAS 3203 Number Theory or
MAD 3107 Discrete Mathematics or
Permission of the instructor
Co-requisites:
None
   
Course Description:
This course will consist of topics from analytic, algebraic, computational, or elementary number theory. Possible topics include, but are not limited to: congruencies, reciprocity laws, quadratic forms, prime number theorem, Diophantine equations, Gaussian sums, quadratic residues, number fields, class number, units, and partitions.